Is privacy an important interest worthy of protection sufficient to satisfy the first branch of test for discretionary orders restricting public access to court files? — What is appropriate analytical framework to be applied when determining whether to restrict public access to personally identifying information contained in non litigious administrative court files? — What constitutes “objectively discernable harm” for the purposes of “necessity” stage of analysis applicable to discretionary orders restricting public access to court files? Granted 10/31/19 — Advocacy Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Applicant.

Read the lower court decision from the ONCA here.